Startup Competition For Entrepreneurs At IBM smartCamp Global

IBM SmartCamps are designed to help entrepreneurs bring innovative new solutions to market quickly by providing mentoring and access to advanced technology and expertise. The nine finalist startup companies will meet with IBM and the venture capital community from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 in San Francisco to vie to be named the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year. The finalists, with solutions designed to solve problems facing cities, were selected from nearly a thousand startup companies that applied to IBM startup events in 2011.

The finalists are:
  1. BitCarrier - Vehicle traffic management solutions
  2. C-B4 Context Based 4Casting - large scale retail patterns analysis
  3. ConnectM - business analytics for telco, utilities and transportation
  4. IDXP - consumer behavior solution installs
  5. Localytics - real-time analytics for mobile application preferences
  6. Palmap - mapping solution
  7. Profitero - competitor analytics
  8. SecureWaters - Analytics for water industry
  9. Skinscan - Detect skin cancer
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